Arrow Electronics, Inc.'s Andrew Bratton, vice president of strategic accounts, Ben Klay, senior director of its North America EMC business, and Scott Nelsen, senior director of its Oracle Group, have been named to the "2015 Channel Chiefs" by CRN, an industry media outlet.

CRN's Channel Chiefs is an annual look at the top executives responsible for running channels at today's IT vendors, with the backdrop of "As solution providers position themselves for growth, the pressure is on vendors and distributors to meet their partners' needs," according to CRN.

Bratton has responsibility of overseeing business operations and sales for a group of national, strategic accounts for Arrow's enterprise computing solutions business. Since joining Arrow in 2000, Klay has played an integral role in developing and growing the EMC and VCE organization at the company. Nelsen oversees the Oracle line of business, leading the go-to-market strategies, field sales and inside sales teams, and technical support team for hardware, software and services.

Bratton has over 20 years of experience in the technology industry, Klay has 14 years, and Nelsen has 19.

"We are very proud to have a great group of our leaders named to this year's Channel Chiefs," said Howard Goldberg, president of Arrow's enterprise computing solutions business. "It is people like Andy, Ben, and Scott that keep us operating at a very high level for our suppliers as well as our solution providers."

About Arrow Electronics

Arrow Electronics ( is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations in 56 countries.

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